The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 33 11 25
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +14
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 58 81 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.22% 12.37% 7.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.67% 16.50% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 57 60 48
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £30,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineering
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
756 491 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 81.12% 74.96% 78.77%
Number of salaries quoted 684 432 466
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -19 47 £37,500 - 3
Towcester -1 5 £20,000 -46.66%
Kettering - 1 £30,000 - 1
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 75 (54.35%) Java
2 73 (52.90%) J2EE
3 64 (46.38%) JavaScript
3 64 (46.38%) Degree
4 63 (45.65%) Computer Science
5 62 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (39.13%) C#
7 44 (31.88%) C++
8 41 (29.71%) Linux
9 39 (28.26%) Web Development
10 37 (26.81%) SQL
10 37 (26.81%) Unit Testing
11 36 (26.09%) Struts
11 36 (26.09%) XML
11 36 (26.09%) Sun
11 36 (26.09%) Sun Certification
11 36 (26.09%) Spring
12 35 (25.36%) TDD
13 34 (24.64%) EJB
13 34 (24.64%) JSP
13 34 (24.64%) Enterprise Software
14 31 (22.46%) C
15 29 (21.01%) HTML
16 28 (20.29%) Servlets
17 27 (19.57%) .NET
18 26 (18.84%) OOD
19 25 (18.12%) Scrum
19 25 (18.12%) Mathematics
19 25 (18.12%) jQuery
20 24 (17.39%) Oracle

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (9.42%) Apache
1 13 (9.42%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (2.90%) Lync
2 4 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.90%) MS Office
3 2 (1.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.90%) Office 365
2 2 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.70%) HTTP
2 4 (2.90%) Intranet
2 4 (2.90%) Internet
2 4 (2.90%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.97%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.62%) MySQL
3 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.62%) Data Mining
3 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (17.39%) JUnit
2 16 (11.59%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.07%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.72%) NUnit
5 1 (0.72%) Selenium
5 1 (0.72%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.72%) MSTest
General
1 19 (13.77%) Finance
2 17 (12.32%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.80%) Games
4 1 (0.72%) Electronics
4 1 (0.72%) Automotive
4 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 89 (64.49%) Developer
2 51 (36.96%) Java Developer
3 36 (26.09%) J2EE Developer
3 36 (26.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 34 (24.64%) Software Engineer
5 20 (14.49%) Analyst
6 16 (11.59%) Graduate
7 14 (10.14%) Developer Analyst
8 13 (9.42%) Software Support Analyst
8 13 (9.42%) Support Analyst
9 12 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
10 11 (7.97%) C Software Engineer
11 10 (7.25%) Junior
11 10 (7.25%) C++ Software Engineer
12 8 (5.80%) .NET Developer
13 6 (4.35%) C# Developer
13 6 (4.35%) Software Developer
13 6 (4.35%) Web Developer
13 6 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
14 5 (3.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (52.90%) J2EE
2 36 (26.09%) Struts
2 36 (26.09%) XML
2 36 (26.09%) Spring
3 34 (24.64%) EJB
3 34 (24.64%) JSP
4 29 (21.01%) HTML
5 28 (20.29%) Servlets
6 27 (19.57%) .NET
7 25 (18.12%) jQuery
8 23 (16.67%) CSS
8 23 (16.67%) Web Services
9 22 (15.94%) Ajax
10 18 (13.04%) Java EE
11 13 (9.42%) HTML5
11 13 (9.42%) CSS3
11 13 (9.42%) Hibernate
11 13 (9.42%) ASP.NET
12 12 (8.70%) .NET Framework
12 12 (8.70%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 63 (45.65%) Computer Science
2 34 (24.64%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (18.12%) Mathematics
4 7 (5.07%) Physics
5 5 (3.62%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.62%) iPhone
5 5 (3.62%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.45%) Open Source
6 2 (1.45%) W3C
7 1 (0.72%) Firmware
7 1 (0.72%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 41 (29.71%) Linux
2 19 (13.77%) Windows
3 9 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (5.80%) Android
5 5 (3.62%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (28.26%) Web Development
3 37 (26.81%) Unit Testing
4 35 (25.36%) TDD
5 26 (18.84%) OOD
6 25 (18.12%) Scrum
7 19 (13.77%) OOP
7 19 (13.77%) Pair Programming
8 12 (8.70%) SOA
9 9 (6.52%) iOS Development
10 8 (5.80%) Extreme Programming
10 8 (5.80%) Kanban
10 8 (5.80%) E-Commerce
10 8 (5.80%) Android Development
11 7 (5.07%) Project Management
11 7 (5.07%) User Stories
11 7 (5.07%) Image Processing
12 4 (2.90%) Web Accessibility
12 4 (2.90%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (2.90%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (54.35%) Java
2 64 (46.38%) JavaScript
3 54 (39.13%) C#
4 44 (31.88%) C++
5 37 (26.81%) SQL
6 31 (22.46%) C
7 7 (5.07%) VB
8 5 (3.62%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.62%) PHP
9 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.45%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.72%) Python
10 1 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 64 (46.38%) Degree
2 36 (26.09%) Sun Certification
3 18 (13.04%) PhD
4 13 (9.42%) OCPJP
4 13 (9.42%) OCMJD
5 6 (4.35%) ISEB
6 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) SLA
1 2 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 36 (26.09%) Sun
2 24 (17.39%) Oracle
3 18 (13.04%) hybris
4 9 (6.52%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.90%) Apple
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 25 days ago